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Wacko (1982)

 -  Comedy | Horror  -  January 1983 (USA)
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Cops try to track down the infamous "Lawnmower Killer."

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Dick Harbinger
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Mrs. Doctor Graves
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Mr. Doctor Graves
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Mary Graves
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Rosie
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Tony Schlongini (as Andrew Clay)
Anthony James ...
Zeke
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The Weirdo (as Sonny Davis)
David Drucker ...
The Looney
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Harry Palms
Victor Brandt ...
Dr. Moreau
Wil Albert ...
Dr. Denton
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Cops try to track down the infamous "Lawnmower Killer."

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George Kennedy had a joke character name, Mr. Doctor Graves, where the "Dr" was not a title but a first name. In the film's story, Mrs. Graves discovers this but only after thirty years of marriage. See more »

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[first lines]
Lawnmower killer: Death to all teenagers who fuck.
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Dick Harbinger appears one more time after the closing credits are over. See more »

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Spoofs Halloween (1978) See more »

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Rumour Has It
Music & Lyrics by Rick Neigher and Chris Cote (as Chris Coté)
Performed by Avalon
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Freaking hilarious
10 April 2007 | by (IL - USA) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie in the mid to late 80's and laughed non-stop. My brothers and I still quote lines from it. It belongs up there with Caddy Shack, Animal House, etc, but never got the recognition it deserves. Andrew Dice Clay was a good addition, but definitely not the star of this movie. I think this might be the only comedy role Joe Don Baker (Detective Harbinger) ever did, but he was great. When he brings the psychologist into the Captain's office I thought I was gonna wet my pants. "If you p!ss him off, RUN!" I tracked down a copy of this movie on VHS and value it more than any of my DVDs. There are a few famous people sprinkled in there, but over all, you don't see much of these people, anymore. Still a great movie for quick laughs.


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